Publication of papers in the Proceedings

The Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies is a peer-reviewed series which each year publishes papers read at the Seminar in the previous July. It is the prime source for the most recent research on the Arabian Peninsula within a wide range of disciplines and for the latest discoveries in the field.

The Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies is edited by Dr Janet Starkey, assisted by an Editorial Board formed from members of the Steering and Editorial Committee of the Seminar, and other distinguished scholars.

Authors who read a paper at the 2018 Seminar and wish to submit it for publication in the Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies volume 49 (2019) should follow the Guidelines for Authors  and should submit it without further delay to

Correspondence concerning the content of PSAS should be addressed to the editor at e-mail:

Instructions for Authors

Click here to download the updated (August 2017) guidelines for authors who are submitting manuscripts for publication in the Proceedings. Guidance on the transliteration of place names is provided in this  list of place names prepared by Orhan Elmaz.  You will require the Adobe Acrobat viewer. If you do not have this please visit the Adobe website to download this free program. Authors who would like to publish their papers in the Proceedings must submit their papers by the 30th September.

Guidelines for Editors

Click here to download the guidelines for editors who are preparing manuscripts for publication in the Proceedings.


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